Collection Online
silk (velvet), cotton
(a) 56.3 cm (centre back) 49.0 cm (waist, flat) (waistcoat)
(b) 1.5 × 19.5 × 0.1 cm (fabric tie)
Place/s of Execution
(Sydney), Australia
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Gwenda L. Davis and Mrs Ena Elder, 1977
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Creative Victoria through Culture Victoria
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Dark brown patterned silk velvet men's waistcoat with all over floral pattern. Features a shawl collar and small pockets at either side of centre front opening. Fastens with five covered buttons. The back is made from brown cotton and has two rows of black tape ties stitched horizontally across the back. The waistcoat is lined with cream cotton twill.